MacKay apologizes for 'knitting' remark
Peter MacKay, deputy leader of the Conservative party, has apologized to New Democrat Alexa McDonough for telling her to "stick to her knitting."
The two longtime Nova Scotia MPs running for re-election appeared on a Halifax radio show on News 95.7 Friday.McDonough and MacKay were sparring about constituency races in Nova Scotia. When he said she was using her reputation to drag NDP candidates across the finish line, she defended the NDP candidate running in his riding. "We'll just see what happens," MacKay replied. "I think you better stick to your knitting and win your own riding."
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